Cisnero allowed 11 runs (eight earned) across four Grapefruit League innings before MLB suspended spring training.
Cisnero entered the spring being talked about as a candidate to pitch in the seventh inning as a bridge to Buck Farmer and Joe Jimenez. That could still happen, but it wasn't an encouraging camp for the 30-year-old. Cisnero will have to pitch well to hold onto a significant role.
Cisnero is a candidate to pitch in the seventh inning this year, setting up Buck Farmer and closer Joe Jimenez, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
Detroit manager Ron Gardenhire likes to have established roles in his bullpen, and at the moment, only Farmer and Jimenez seem set. Cisnero posted a mediocre 4.33 ERA and 1.53 WHIP in 35.1 innings with the Tigers last year, though he managed an impressive 40 strikeouts as well. The 30-year-old throws hard and doesn't have a ton of competition in Detroit, so he could secure a middle-relief role with a strong spring.
Cisnero (0-1) pitched two-thirds of an inning Friday, allowing a walkoff single to Mallex Smith in a 3-2 loss to the Mariners.
Overall, Cisnero allowed two hits and a walk in the appearance. The right-hander owns a 3.38 ERA and 1.35 WHIP with 12 strikeouts in 13.1 innings across 11 appearances this season. Cisnero will likely remain in low-leverage roles given his inability to consistently deliver clean outings.
Cisnero pitched 1.2 perfect innings in Wednesday's 4-0 loss to the Phillies. He struck out three.
Cisnero was recalled from Triple-A Toledo earlier in the day and he looked good in his first MLB action since July 15. The 30-year-old righty now has a 2.84 ERA through 12.2 innings with the Tigers this season, and with Detroit badly in need of pitching help, Cisnero could carve out a role down the stretch if he keeps playing well.
Cisnero was recalled from Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday.
Cisnero has thrown 11 innings for the Tigers this season, recording a 3.27 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. Victor Alcantara (finger) landed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.
Cisnero pitched a scoreless inning Monday against Cleveland but was optioned to Triple-A Toledo following the game, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
Cisnero owns a 3.27 ERA with nine strikeouts over 11 innings this season out of the bullpen, but he'll head back down to the minors following Monday's contest. Ryan Carpenter will be recalled to start Tuesday's game in a corresponding move.
Cisnero was called up from Triple-A Toledo on Saturday, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Cisnero has 48.1 big-league innings under his belt, though none have come since 2014. He owns a 2.95 ERA in 36.2 innings for Toledo this season. Carlos Torres was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.
Cisnero was reassigned to minor-league camp Saturday.
Cisnero hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2014, so it's little surprise to see him fail to win a job despite a 1.86 spring ERA. He'll head to Triple-A and wait for his chance at a roster spot.
Cisnero signed a minor-league contract with Detroit on Friday that includes an invite to spring training.
Cisnero has spent the last few years outside Major League Baseball, including a stint in the Dominican Winter League with Leones del Escogido this past season. The 29-year-old right-hander has pitched in 33 big-league games, with a majority of those outings coming with Houston in 2013. He will battle for a spot in the Tigers' bullpen during spring training.
The Reds signed infielder Ivan De Jesus and pitcher Jose Cisnero to minor league deals.
Astros pitcher Jose Cisnero has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list Saturday.
Cisnero had Tommy John surgery in late May, and isn't expected back the rest of the year. He posted a 9.64 ERA over 4 2/3 innings.
Astros pitcher Jose Cisnero underwent Tommy John surgery Wednesday.
Cisnero was slated for the surgery for some time. It was deemed "successful" by the team. Cisnero posted a 9.64 ERA in 4 2/3 innings.
Astros pitcher Jose Cisnero is headed for Tommy John surgery on his injured elbow, MLB.com reports.
Cisnero was placed on the disabled list last week with elbow discomfort, and the worst-case scenario has come to pass. He finishes the 2014 season with a 9.64 ERA in 4 2/3 innings.
The Astros have recalled right-hander Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City a week after demoting him. He is set to join the team Friday, per MLB.com. He will replace DL-bound fellow reliever Jose Cisnero. Cisnero has been dealing with an elbow issue
Astros reliever Jose Cisnero returned to Houston and was examined by a team doctor on Thursday after experiencing discomfort in his elbow, MLB.com reports. Cisnero experienced the discomfort Tuesday against the Tigers. He game up two runs in an inning of work during that outing.
"He had some discomfort, and so we let him come in the next day and get evaluated and we felt we needed to have him see our doctors and we sent him here," general manager Jeff Luhnow said.
The Astros have placed reliever Matt Albers on the disabled list retroactive to April 22 with tendinitis in his shoulder. They have promoted fellow right-hander Jose Cisnero to take his place.
Albers was off to a strong start. He's given up 10 hits, but just one eanred run, in 10 innings and owns a 0.90 ERA.
The Astros reassigned five players to minor-league camp Sunday, including relievers Jose Cisnero and Chia-Jen Lo. The three other players demoted were Collin McHugh, Rudy Owens and Tyler Heineman.
The Astros optioned reliever Jose Cisnero to Triple-A Oklahoma City Wednesday. The right-handed reliever has been mired in a slump, posting a 10.80 ERA and 2.70 WHIP in his last 12 outings.
The Houston Astros will go to a closer-by-committee approach to the ninth inning after trading Jose Veras to the Tigers, MLB.com reports Tuesday. Houston plays at Baltimore beginning Tuesday night.
Jose Cisnero, Travis Blackley and Chia-Jen Lo could all be options to get the ball for manager Bo Porter in the ninth.
The Astros have yet to name a closer to replace Jose Veras, who they traded to the Tigers Monday, and if I had to guess, I'd say they go with a committee to start out. Hector Ambriz and Josh Fields were both mentioned as candidates this spring, and you have to figure Wesley Wright will factor against lefties.
But inevitably, every committee leads to one guy stepping up and claiming the role for himself, and the obvious candidate to do that here is Jose Cisnero. He's a hard-thrower with strikeout-per-inning stuff, and though his 3.48 ERA and 1.48 WHIP don't seem like anything special, both are skewed by a particularly ugly outing on May 11 in which he gave up eight hits and six earned runs in 2 2/3 innings. Remove it from the equation, and he has a 2.33 ERA and 1.34 WHIP on the year.
Still not impressed? Yeah, OK. Well, everyone left in the Astros bullpen has a high ERA and WHIP, which is probably the takeaway here. Though Cisnero is the reliever to target in deep leagues where saves are nowhere to be found on the waiver wire, you probably shouldn't bother with him outside of those leagues.
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